Why Government Contracting?

Working with the Government Provides New Growth Opportunities for Your Business

How Does Government Contracting Help Your Business?

Government procurement and contracting provides you an opportunity to diversify, stabilize, and grow your business. Each year federal, state, and local agencies spend hundreds of billions of dollars with businesses, large and small, on goods and services. Doing business with the government can provide your business with ongoing and recurring income. Many contracts have consecutive year terms that help businesses through slow months. Government contracting is also a good way to start or sustain a small business, as small businesses often have a competitive advantage when it comes to bids. Hub-zone, WOSB, Disabled Veterans, and 8(a) minority companies also have an advantage. Doing business with the government is also a great way to introduce your business to a new marketplace.

Successfully navigating the government contracting maze can feel overwhelming, but our East Michigan APEX Accelerator team works hard to make the process easy. For more information, contact Jasmine McKenney at (810) 600-4066 or jmckenney@flintandgenesee.org.

East Michigan APEX Accelerator is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense (DoD), and in part by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).